Bowie's Son Lands Edinburgh Film Festival Honour
DAVID BOWIE's filmmaker son, DUNCAN JONES, has claimed a top prize at the Edinburgh International Film Festival in Scotland.
Jones' feature film debut Moon was named the Best New British Film at the festival's closing ceremony on Sunday (28Jun09).
The creepy sci-fi film stars Sam Rockwell and Kevin Spacey.
Other awards went to teenager Kate Jarvis for Best Performance in a British Film (Fish Tank) and Cary Jojo Fukunaga for Best New Director (Sin Nombre).
Director Kyle Patrick Alvarez's Easier With Practice claimed the Best New International Feature award and the Best Documentary prize went to Aliona Van der Horst for her study of tragic Russian poet Boris Ryzhy, who committed suicide in 2001.